Become an apprentice today!
Apply to enter an apprenticeship with MidAmerican and begin a fulfilling career in the energy industry. Earn a competitive salary while you receive hands-on instruction from highly-skilled professionals. Learn the latest advancements in our state-of-the-art Training Center for Excellence and work for a company committed to providing safe, reliable and renewable energy to its customers.
Explore our Registered Apprenticeship® programs
Find the career path that’s right for you in one of MidAmerican's Registered Apprentice® programs. To be eligible for one of our trades and crafts apprenticeship programs, you must:
- Be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED
- Meet specific qualifications for the posted apprenticeship program including passing a pre-employment test
- Successfully master the skills to advance to each level of training
The line mechanic apprenticeship program also requires a certificate or degree from a one-year, approved line school. To find a program, search for "electric line programs" or "utility technician programs" at technical colleges near you. To confirm if a school’s certification is accepted, contact our electric delivery recruiting team at 515-281-2707.
Find out if you have what it takes to become a journeyman lineman at MidAmerican.
|Program||Program length||Starting apprentice salary|
|Assistant Unit Operator||1 year||$34.70 - $35.47|
|Certified Pipeline Welder||3.5 years||$30.80|
|Combustion Turbine Specialist||4 years||$31.16|
|Electric Meter Technician||2 years||$31.78|
|Electrical Service Technician||4 years||$30.58|
|Equipment Operator||2 years||$34.16|
|Fuel Handling Technician||1.5 years||$29.58 - $30.85|
|Garage Mechanic||4 years||$26.27|
|Gas Serviceman||1.5 years||$28.86|
|Gas Technician||2 years||$29.30|
|I & E Technician||4 years||$33.12|
|Instrument Technician||3 years||$34.83|
|Journeyman Gas||1.5 years||$28.23|
|Journeyman Welder||3 years||$30.49|
|Line Mechanic||2 years||$31.00|
|Mechanic Welder||3 years||$28.51|
|Meter and Control Technician||3.5 years||$30.80|
|Substation Electrician||4 years||$35.78|
|Substation Electrician Technician||3 years||$38.21|